Many organizations have attempted to implement their disaster recovery and business continuity program by simply purchasing additional hardware and installing it in a branch office or colocation facility.
Consider these when calculating the costs to purchase or build, deploy, and manage a DIY solution.
IS IT AS COST-EFFECTIVE AS IT MAY SEEM? WHAT ARE THE POTENTIAL ISSUES OF ATTEMPTING TO CREATE A “DO-IT-YOURSELF” DISASTER RECOVERY SOLUTION?
The greatest pitfall is failing to plan at all. Once you have a plan, test, test, and test again